Sandyford.com Specialist Features

Are Current Payroll Challenges set to Continue?

24/06/2020 - With lockdown restrictions easing across Ireland and COVID-19 recovery running ahead of schedule, businesses and payroll processors are optimistic that a return to “normal” is now within sight.

Summary of Irish Tax Measures Announced in Response to the Spread of COVID-19

04/06/2020 - Businesses and communities are dealing with many COVID-19 related issues that are causing severe business disruption. The Irish government has been swift to introduce new measures to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on business.

“Seismic shift” anticipated in growth opportunities across all markets in 2020 - IoD Survey

29/05/2020 - A quarter-on-quarter survey by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland has found that there has been a “seismic shift” in confidence among business leaders in respect of anticipated opportunities for market growth in 2020.

The Shift Towards Payroll Outsourcing

28/05/2020 - The global coronavirus pandemic has prompted many organisations worldwide to examine their processes and move towards a more flexible working model.

4 ways to improve your graduate hiring experience

26/05/2020 - Every year, college graduates world-wide enter the workforce, many having never been exposed to a professional environment.

Corporate Governance: Holding board meetings in a time of social distance

12/05/2020 - In these difficult times for all businesses, good corporate governance is more important than ever. Company boards are making decisions which may be essential for the survival of the business in a time when the viability of businesses may be under threat, funding streams may be challenged and supply chains disrupted.

COVID-19: Data Protection Issues When Video Conferencing

12/05/2020 - The use of video conferencing platforms such as Skype, Microsoft Teams and Zoom has increased significantly with the spread of COVID-19

The National Return to Work Safely Protocol – What does it mean in practical terms?

12/05/2020 - The National Return to Work Safely Protocol (“the Protocol”) was published on Saturday, 9 May 2020.

Annual leave during the Covid-19 crisis – How do I handle it?

30/04/2020 - “What happens to employees who are on temporary lay-off or those on the wage subsidy scheme, do they continue to accrue annual leave and public holidays?

Banks Are Holding Up Amidst Coronavirus Chaos – So Far

30/04/2020 - In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, governments around the world made a concerted effort to enhance the stability and security of the global financial system.

Can your business benefit from concessions to the Small Benefit Exemption Scheme?

29/04/2020 - As the Coronavirus pandemic continues we have seen a rise in employers wanting to reward the exceptional efforts of their employees during the crisis.

Why this isn’t like the Great Depression

21/04/2020 - It’s beginning to feel like Groundhog day, which each day being the same as the day before. Except people are dying. At the time of writing, there has been over 2 million reported infections and 137,666 reported deaths. Businesses all around the world have been shut. Some countries are opening up slowly but there is a lot of talk about a second wave...

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme: What you need to know

27/03/2020 - The Government has announced a scheme for employers and employees who are facing difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. This new scheme - known as ‘Temporary Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme' - takes effect from Thursday 26th March 2020 and replaces the previous Employer Covid-19 Refund Scheme.

Tips from the field : Remote workers to the rescue.

26/03/2020 - For some of you who had a wonderful experience working from home recently, this might seem like an easy task to continue.

Allowable Expenses against Income Tax

27/02/2020 - Probably the most frequent question we get asked by our newly (and sometimes not so newly!) self-employed clients is, “What expenses are allowable for income tax purposes?”

9 Tips For Achieving A More Sustainable Office

28/01/2020 - Highline Office Technology actively look for ways to work towards having a healthier planet, and try to make changes where they can.

Be in control of your own retirement

28/01/2020 - On June 29, 2011, the Social Welfare and Pensions Act became law in Ireland. In that Act, the State pension age was gradually increased, starting in January 2014 by increasing the State pension age for those born between 1 January 1949 and 31 December 1954 to age 66.

Planning the year ahead

17/12/2019 - The turn of year usually prompts most people to think about some business planning for the year ahead. Here are some tips to make the planning more productive.

Can a medical negligence claim continue after a defendant’s death?

05/12/2019 - What happens in a medical negligence case where the defendant medical practitioner dies before proceedings are issued?

Tips for switching off during the holidays

26/11/2019 - The holiday season is once again almost here, and with it comes time to relax, focus on family and friends and take stock in what is really important in life - Unless you’re a small business owner !

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